More than 20 countries have so far confirmed their participation at this year’s Harare International Carnival to be held in the capital.

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is positive that the 2017 edition of the Harare International Carnival will be better with more than 20 countries and over 100 companies confirming their participation in this year’s edition.

ZTA head of corporate affairs Sugar Chagonda said preparation for this year’s carnival dubbed the ‘3 million man carnival’ are at an advanced stage.

Various local and international artists from DRC, Egypt, Zambia and Malaysia will be headlining this year’s event as well as other local artists who include Jah Prayzah and Seh Calaz.

The event will commence from the 1st to the 10th    of September and the carnival street party will be one of the major highlights.